Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.
The human brain only recognises what it has experienced in the past. The more experience - the more recognition. How many Bedouin Arabs would recognise a TREE??? I drink coffee - ALWAYS HAVE!
Great! We wasted ten minutes and spotted about 8 teapots, from tiny to huge (1/10th screen height). They seem to occur about once per 4 re-draws of the pipes.
As part of its Trustworthy Computing Initiative, Microsoft no longer allows easter eggs in its sofware. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_egg_(media) particularly the section regarding security concerns.
I definitely saw 15 teapots, sometimes just the handle or spout would be visible. There very well could be four more hidden in there, so the previous poster could be correct. Fun little puzzle!